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Your startup needs a scoring dream team 2019-08-06 20:00:00Yes, money is important but my approach is totally different; the first thing that you need is a vision or plan.

Kenya ranked second leading innovator in Africa 2019-08-06 20:00:00The report ranks South Africa 63rd globally, with Kenya coming at position 77 and Mauritius position 82.

EABL invests Sh22b in clean energy 2019-08-06 20:00:00

State abandons austerity, borrows extra Sh114 billion 2019-08-06 20:00:00dditional borrowing from an initial target of Sh635b in the last financial year pushes public debt to Sh5.81tr.

Hong Kong rides on China as it seeks 2019-08-06 20:00:00A delegation of leading companies from tiny Asian financial centre is in the country to scout for investment opportunities.

Ruaraka overpass to delay further 2019-08-06 20:00:00The innermost lanes for both traffic bound into and out of the city at the GSU headquarters for a month to be closed.

Importers protest over SGR directive 2019-08-06 20:00:00All those who use the Port of Mombasa are now supposed to move their cargo via the new rail.

No one bought my idea for 8 years, 2019-08-06 20:00:00After eight years, Quincy is one of the first Kenyan filmmakers to have a show picked up by a leading international company.

Parliament protests order on SGR use, summon CS 2019-08-06 16:41:00The order was made through a public notice on Saturday.

Dangerous water shortage looms 2019-08-06 11:34:39

County ditches micro-finance bank plans in favour of 2019-08-06 11:00:00Embu has abandoned plans to start a microfinance bank that would have created a vehicle for the citizens to save and access loans at friendly rates

More headache for property owners as City Hall 2019-08-06 10:55:48


MPs step into Del Monte land duel in 2019-08-06 14:27:14Parliament has stepped into the land row pitting Kandara residents and Del Monte amid the push for the processor to cede part of the land.

Queries as senior citizens miss free NHIF treatment 2019-08-06 14:23:32Senior citizens have not enjoyed the free medical cover from the State, putting the Treasury on the spot over delayed remittances.

US stops Sh2bn support for Kenya’s blood services 2019-08-06 14:22:52The US government will stop funding the country’s blood services next month.

MPs threaten London Distillers shutdown over pollution claims 2019-08-06 14:22:20Parliament has given the environmental watchdog six weeks to compel London Distillers (Kenya) Limited to stop toxic emissions.

Betin website down after CA order 2019-08-06 14:21:33CA directed the IT firm hosting the betting firm's web domain to bring it down over the ongoing licensing dispute.

Jobs, salary freeze cut payroll taxes growth 2019-08-06 14:20:57Payroll taxes for the year ended June rose at the slowest pace in three years.

EABL parent puts Sh22bn in clean energy, water 2019-08-06 14:11:25Diageo has announced a Sh22 billion investment on solar energy, biomass power and water recovery at its three plants in Kenya and Uganda.

Kenya Railways pension scheme to sell Muthurwa, Makongeni 2019-08-06 14:11:01Estates will be sold to the government to boost the cash flow of the Kenya Railways pension scheme.

MPs summon Macharia over SGR cargo 2019-08-06 14:10:04National Assembly Deputy Speaker Moses Cheboi directed Mr Macharia to appear before the Transport committee Thursday at 10.00 a.m.

723 Telkom towers help boost US-based company earnings 2019-08-06 14:07:55Towers pushed the American firm’s earnings from the region to Sh18 billion in the first six months of the year.

Pyrethrum firm audit reveals asset, income gaps 2019-08-06 14:07:30An audit report of the financially troubled Pyrethrum Processing Company of Kenya has revealed that the State corporation undervalued its assets.

Zarara eyes gas exploration at new site 2019-08-06 14:07:03Zarara Oil and Gas Limited has announced plans to kick start another gas exploration exercise at a newly discovered site on Pate Island in Lamu County

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East Africa stranded with high costs of running 2019-08-06 04:08:53The region has witnessed the commissioning of new renewable power plants.

Trade spats, politics hurt tea prices in East 2019-08-05 09:43:00The tea sector is also grappling with increased costs of production.

Power outages cost Zimbabwe businesses $200m weekly 2019-08-05 08:40:00The country has reduced its power generation even as it experiences prolonged outages.

Kenyan consumers opposed to KPC tariff review over 2019-08-05 07:43:37Kenya consumer federation wants broader public consultation first.

Share price blues: What’s next for Cipla’s institutional 2019-08-05 06:00:00The drug maker’s share price has dropped by 49pc from its IPO price in September 2018.

African airlines had a ‘better year’ 2019-08-05 05:30:00Number of passengers represent a 5.5pc increase over 2017.

Inflation rises as food stocks drop across East 2019-08-05 04:30:00Weaker currencies, higher food and energy costs making imports more expensive.

Airtel struggles in market controlled by rival Vodacom 2019-08-05 02:51:58Telco faces liquidity issues across the EAC, tenacious competitor and pending merger.

Tanzania signs deal on new bridge to cut 2019-08-04 08:40:00The 3.2km bridge over parts of Lake Victoria will reduce transport time.

Botswana Stock Exchange still dreams big despite price 2019-08-04 03:00:00It plans to ramp up its equity and bond listings, while spreading its product offerings.

Uhuru’s diplomatic charm offensive to save Kenya 2019-08-04 01:00:00Nairobi is determined to retain the existing boundary line in Indian Ocean.

Rwanda seeks new bidders for Cimerwa stake 2019-08-03 05:59:08Cimerwa has continued to operate below its production capacity amid increased cement demand.

Reuters: Business News

Global stocks climb as currency war fears ease 2019-08-06 17:56:03World stock markets inched higher on Tuesday, propelled by solid gains on Wall Street, after China's central bank stepped in to stabilize the yuan, s

Wall Street climbs more than 1% after China 2019-08-06 17:50:31U.S. stocks jumped more than 1 percent on Tuesday, bouncing back from a sharp sell-off the previous day as China stepped in to stabilize the yuan, eas

Disney earnings miss forecasts as cost of building 2019-08-06 17:41:54Walt Disney Co reported a steeper earnings decline than Wall Street expected on Tuesday as the company poured money into the streaming media business

Factbox: Marvel, monsters and 'Mandalorian' coming to Disney+ 2019-08-06 17:41:38Walt Disney Co is set to launch its family-friendly streaming service, Disney+, later this year with a slate of new and classic TV shows and movies,

Walgreens to close about 200 stores in United 2019-08-06 17:39:33Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Tuesday it plans to close about 200 U.S. stores and expects to record related pre-tax charges of between $1.9 bil

FDA says some data testing Novartis' $2 million 2019-08-06 17:13:14The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that some data from early testing of Novartis' more than $2 million gene therapy Zolgensma was

DuPont considers sale of nutrition and biosciences unit 2019-08-06 16:21:14Industrial materials maker DuPont is considering a sale of its nutrition and biosciences unit, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar

Brent oil in bear market as China-U.S. trade 2019-08-06 16:07:00Oil prices fell more than 1% on Tuesday, with Brent crude settling near seven-month lows below $60 a barrel as trade tensions between the U.S. and Chi

Trump dismisses trade war fears; China warns of 2019-08-06 16:03:22U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed concerns over a protracted trade war with China despite a warning from Beijing that Washington's dec

HSBC Global Asset Management names Nicolas Moreau as 2019-08-06 15:56:10HSBC Global Asset Management has appointed Nicolas Moreau as its new chief executive, the firm said in a statement on Tuesday, adding that he will joi

China's Tencent talking to Vivendi about stake in 2019-08-06 15:31:59China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is in talks to buy up to 20% of Universal Music Group (UMG) from Vivendi SA , valuing the music label of Lady Gaga, Ari

Trump vows to help farmers as China halts 2019-08-06 15:03:51U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to protect American farmers against China by signaling to provide further aid if needed, a day after Chin

Trading Economics

Kenya CfC Stanbic Bank PMI 2019-08-05 04:29:00Manufacturing Pmi in Kenya decreased to 54.10 in July from 54.30 in June of 2019. Manufacturing Pmi in Kenya is reported by Markit Economics. In Kenya

Kenya - Credit Rating 2019-08-03 20:00:00Standard & Poor's credit rating for Kenya stands at B+ with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for Kenya was last set at B2 with stable outlo

Kenya Inflation Rate MoM 2019-08-03 08:32:00The Consumer Price Index in Kenya decreased 0.36 percent in July of 2019 over the previous month. Inflation Rate Mom in Kenya averaged 0.59 percent fr

Kenya Consumer Price Index (CPI) 2019-08-03 08:28:00Consumer Price Index CPI in Kenya decreased to 203.61 Index Points in July from 204.34 Index Points in June of 2019. Consumer Price Index CPI in Kenya

Kenya Food Inflation 2019-08-03 08:28:00Cost of food in Kenya increased 8.47 percent in July of 2019 over the same month in the previous year. Food Inflation in Kenya averaged 9.71 percent f

Kenya Remittances 2019-08-03 08:23:00Remittances in Kenya increased to 295316.98 USD Thousand in June from 243193.33 USD Thousand in May of 2019. Remittances in Kenya averaged 95365.55 US

Kenya Money Supply M1 2019-08-03 08:22:00Money Supply M1 in Kenya increased to 1498.73 KES Billion in June from 1494.64 KES Billion in May of 2019. Money Supply M1 in Kenya averaged 502.50 KE

Kenya Money Supply M2 2019-08-03 08:17:00Money Supply M2 in Kenya increased to 2866.98 KES Billion in June from 2838.93 KES Billion in May of 2019. Money Supply M2 in Kenya averaged 1012.91 K

Kenya Money Supply M3 2019-08-03 08:17:00Money Supply M3 in Kenya increased to 3487468.63 KES Million in June from 3415745.73 KES Million in May of 2019. Money Supply M3 in Kenya averaged 120

Kenya Inflation Rate 2019-08-02 11:20:00The inflation rate in Kenya was recorded at 6.27 percent in July of 2019. Inflation Rate in Kenya averaged 9.52 percent from 2005 until 2019, reaching

Kenya Producer Prices Change 2019-08-01 10:02:00Producer Prices in Kenya decreased 0.36 percent in March of 2019 over the same month in the previous year. Producer Prices Change in Kenya averaged 1.

Kenya Interest Rate 2019-07-24 09:48:00The benchmark interest rate in Kenya was last recorded at 9 percent. Interest Rate in Kenya averaged 13.74 percent from 1991 until 2019, reaching an a

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